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Journal articles

Eslaminejad P; Heydari M; Kakhki FV; Mirab-balou M; Omidipour R; Muñoz-Rojas M; Lucas-Borja ME, 2020, 'Plant species and season influence soil physicochemical properties and microbial function in a semi-arid woodland ecosystem', Plant and Soil, vol. 456, pp. 43 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-020-04691-1

Román JR; Chilton AM; Cantón Y; Muñoz-Rojas M, 2020, 'Assessing the viability of cyanobacteria pellets for application in arid land restoration', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110795

Abd-Elmabod SK; Muñoz-Rojas M; Jordán A; Anaya-Romero M; Phillips JD; Laurence J; Zhang Z; Pereira P; Fleskens L; van der Ploeg M; de la Rosa D, 2020, 'Climate change impacts on agricultural suitability and yield reduction in a Mediterranean region', Geoderma, vol. 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114453

Rocha F; Lucas-Borja ME; Pereira P; Muñoz-Rojas M, 2020, 'Cyanobacteria as a nature-based biotechnological tool for restoring salt-affected soils', Agronomy, vol. 10, pp. 1321 - 1321, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10091321

Chua M; Erickson TE; Merritt DJ; Chilton AM; Ooi MKJ; Muñoz-Rojas M, 2020, 'Bio-priming seeds with cyanobacteria: effects on native plant growth and soil properties', Restoration Ecology, vol. 28, pp. S168 - S176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rec.13040

Scaccabarozzi D; Castillo L; Aromatisi A; Milne L; Castillo AB; Muñoz-Rojas M, 2020, 'Soil, site, and management factors affecting cadmium concentrations in cacao-growing soils', Agronomy, vol. 10, pp. 806 - 806, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10060806

Getzin S; Erickson TE; Yizhaq H; Muñoz-Rojas M; Huth A; Wiegand K, 2020, 'Bridging ecology and physics: Australian fairy circles regenerate following model assumptions on ecohydrological feedbacks', Journal of Ecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13493

Muñoz-Rojas M; Pereira P, 2020, 'Editorial: Fire in the environment', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109703

Muñoz-Rojas M; Hueso-Gonzalez P; Branquinho C; Baumgartl T, 2020, 'Restoration and rehabilitation of degraded land in arid and semiarid environments: Editorial', Land Degradation and Development, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.3640

Santini NS; Lovelock CE; Hua Q; Zawadzki A; Mazumder D; Mercer TR; Muñoz-Rojas M; Hardwick SA; Madala BS; Cornwell W; Thomas T; Marzinelli EM; Adam P; Paul S; Vergés A, 2019, 'Natural and Regenerated Saltmarshes Exhibit Similar Soil and Belowground Organic Carbon Stocks, Root Production and Soil Respiration', Ecosystems, vol. 22, pp. 1803 - 1822, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00373-x

Bateman AM; Erickson TE; Merritt DJ; Veneklaas EJ; Muñoz-Rojas M, 2019, 'Water availability drives the effectiveness of inorganic amendments to increase plant growth and substrate quality', Catena, vol. 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2019.104116

Bateman AM; Erickson TE; Merritt DJ; Muñoz-Rojas M, 2019, 'Inorganic soil amendments alter seedling performance of native plant species in post-mining arid zone rehabilitation', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 241, pp. 179 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.04.022

Getzin S; Yizhaq H; Muñoz-Rojas M; Wiegand K; Erickson TE, 2019, 'A multi-scale study of Australian fairy circles using soil excavations and drone-based image analysis', Ecosphere, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2620

Abd-Elmabod SK; Bakr N; Muñoz-Rojas M; Pereira P; Zhang Z; Cerdà A; Jordán A; Mansour H; De la Rosa D; Jones L, 2019, 'Assessment of soil suitability for improvement of soil factors and agricultural management', Sustainability (Switzerland), vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su11061588

Moreira-Grez B; Muñoz-Rojas M; Kariman K; Storer P; O'Donnell AG; Kumaresan D; Whiteley AS, 2019, 'Reconditioning degraded mine site soils with exogenous soil microbes: Plant fitness and soil microbiome outcomes', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.01617

Pereira P; Bogunovic I; Muñoz-Rojas M; Brevik EC, 2018, 'Soil ecosystem services, sustainability, valuation and management', Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health, vol. 5, pp. 7 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2017.12.003

Muñoz-Rojas M, 2018, 'Soil quality indicators: critical tools in ecosystem restoration', Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health, vol. 5, pp. 47 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2018.04.007

Hueso-González P; Muñoz-Rojas M; Martínez-Murillo JF, 2018, 'The role of organic amendments in drylands restoration', Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health, vol. 5, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2017.12.002

Muñoz-Rojas M; Román JR; Roncero-Ramos B; Erickson TE; Merritt DJ; Aguila-Carricondo P; Cantón Y, 2018, 'Cyanobacteria inoculation enhances carbon sequestration in soil substrates used in dryland restoration', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 636, pp. 1149 - 1154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.265

Muñoz-Rojas M; Chilton A; Liyanage GS; Erickson TE; Merritt DJ; Neilan BA; Ooi MKJ, 2018, 'Effects of indigenous soil cyanobacteria on seed germination and seedling growth of arid species used in restoration', Plant and Soil, vol. 429, pp. 91 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-018-3607-8

Kneller T; Harris RJ; Bateman A; Muñoz-Rojas M, 2018, 'Native-plant amendments and topsoil addition enhance soil function in post-mining arid grasslands', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 621, pp. 744 - 752, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.219

Bateman A; Lewandrowski W; Stevens JC; Muñoz-Rojas M, 2018, 'Ecophysiological Indicators to Assess Drought Responses of Arid Zone Native Seedlings in Reconstructed Soils', Land Degradation and Development, vol. 29, pp. 984 - 993, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2660

Erickson T; Munoz-Rojas M; Kildisheva OA; Stokes BA; White SA; Heyes JL; Dalziell EL; Lewandrowski W; James JJ; Madsen MD; Turner SR; Merritt DJ, 2017, 'Benefits of adopting seed-based technologies for rehabilitation in the mining sector: a Pilbara perspective', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 65, pp. 646 - 660, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/BT17154

Lozano-García B; Muñoz-Rojas M; Parras-Alcántara L, 2017, 'Climate and land use changes effects on soil organic carbon stocks in a Mediterranean semi-natural area', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 579, pp. 1249 - 1259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.111

Muñoz-Rojas M; Abd-Elmabod SK; Zavala LM; De la Rosa D; Jordán A, 2017, 'Climate change impacts on soil organic carbon stocks of Mediterranean agricultural areas: A case study in Northern Egypt', Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, vol. 238, pp. 142 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2016.09.001

Muñoz-Rojas M; Lewandrowski W; Erickson TE; Dixon KW; Merritt DJ, 2016, 'Soil respiration dynamics in fire affected semi-arid ecosystems: Effects of vegetation type and environmental factors', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 572, pp. 1385 - 1394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.02.086

Anaya-Romero M; Muñoz-Rojas M; Ibáñez B; Marañón T, 2016, 'Evaluation of forest ecosystem services in Mediterranean areas. A regional case study in South Spain', Ecosystem Services, vol. 20, pp. 82 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2016.07.002

Muñoz-Rojas M; Erickson TE; Dixon KW; Merritt DJ, 2016, 'Soil quality indicators to assess functionality of restored soils in degraded semiarid ecosystems', Restoration Ecology, vol. 24, pp. S43 - S52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rec.12368

Willaarts BA; Oyonarte C; Muñoz-Rojas M; Ibáñez JJ; Aguilera PA, 2016, 'Environmental Factors Controlling Soil Organic Carbon Stocks in Two Contrasting Mediterranean Climatic Areas of Southern Spain', Land Degradation and Development, vol. 27, pp. 603 - 611, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2417

Muñoz-Rojas M; Erickson TE; Martini D; Dixon KW; Merritt DJ, 2016, 'Soil physicochemical and microbiological indicators of short, medium and long term post-fire recovery in semi-arid ecosystems', Ecological Indicators, vol. 63, pp. 14 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.11.038

Muñoz-Rojas M; Erickson TE; Martini DC; Dixon KW; Merritt DJ, 2016, 'Climate and soil factors influencing seedling recruitment of plant species used for dryland restoration', SOIL, vol. 2, pp. 287 - 298, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-287-2016

Muñoz-Rojas M; Doro L; Ledda L; Francaviglia R, 2015, 'Application of CarboSOIL model to predict the effects of climate change on soil organic carbon stocks in agro-silvo-pastoral Mediterranean management systems', Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, vol. 202, pp. 8 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2014.12.014

Anaya-Romero M; Abd-Elmabod SK; Muñoz-Rojas M; Castellano G; Ceacero CJ; Alvarez S; Méndez M; De la Rosa D, 2015, 'Evaluating Soil Threats Under Climate Change Scenarios in the Andalusia Region, Southern Spain', Land Degradation and Development, vol. 26, pp. 441 - 449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2363

Muñoz-Rojas M; Jordán A; Zavala LM; De la Rosa D; Abd-Elmabod SK; Anaya-Romero M, 2015, 'Impact of Land Use and Land Cover Changes on Organic Carbon Stocks in Mediterranean Soils (1956-2007)', Land Degradation and Development, vol. 26, pp. 168 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2194

Muñoz-Rojas M; Jordán A; Zavala LM; González-Peñaloza FA; De La Rosa D; Pino-Mejias R; Anaya-Romero M, 2013, 'Modelling soil organic carbon stocks in global change scenarios: A CarboSOIL application', Biogeosciences, vol. 10, pp. 8253 - 8268, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-8253-2013

Muñoz-Rojas M; Jordán A; Zavala LM; González-Peñaloza FA; De la Rosa D; Anaya-Romero M, 2013, 'Modelling soil organic carbon stocks in global change scenarios: a CarboSOIL application', Biogeosciences Discussions, vol. 10, pp. 10997 - 11035, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bgd-10-10997-2013

Munoz-Rojas M; Jordan A; Zavala LM; De La Rosa D; Abd-Elmabod SK; Anaya-Romero M, 2012, 'Organic carbon stocks in Mediterranean soil types under different land uses (Southern Spain)', Solid Earth, vol. 3, pp. 375 - 386, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/se-3-375-2012

Anaya-Romero M; Pino R; Moreira JM; Muñoz-Rojas M; de la Rosa D, 2011, 'Analysis of soil capability versus land use change by using CORINE land cover and MicroLEIS', International Agrophysics, vol. 25, pp. 395 - 398

Granged AJP; Jordán A; Zavala LM; Muñoz-Rojas M; Mataix-Solera J, 2011, 'Short-term effects of experimental fire for a soil under eucalyptus forest (SE Australia)', Geoderma, vol. 167-168, pp. 125 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2011.09.011

Muñoz-Rojas M; De la Rosa D; Zavala LM; Jordán A; Anaya-Romero M, 2011, 'Changes in land cover and vegetation carbon stocks in Andalusia, Southern Spain (1956-2007)', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 409, pp. 2796 - 2806, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.04.009

Jiménez-González MA; Roman JR; Canton Y; Almendros G; Chilton AM; Muñoz-Rojas M, 'Development of cyanobacterial application methods for soil protection and restoration: case studies in Australian drylands', , http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-11907

Muñoz-Rojas M; Pereira P, 'Fire in the environment: effects on soil functions and ecosystem services in a changing world', , http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-11848

Mahado de Lima N; Charlesworth J; Stewart J; Muñoz-Rojas M, 'Indigenous soil bacteria as bioinoculants for promoting seedling growth of native plants in arid land rehabilitation', , http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-13204

Muñoz-Rojas M; Erickson TE; Bateman A; Chilton AM; Merritt DJ, 'Soil native microbes and multi-species planting for restoring soil function in dryland rehabilitation', , http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-11750

Hueso-Gonzalez P; Muñoz-Rojas M, 'Soil organic amendments for restoring degraded drylands: strategies, recommendations and challenges for large-scale application', , http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-11867


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